The Accounts Payable Association represents the global interests of professionals working in the AP industry. The APA is committed to the professional advancement of individuals within the Accounts Payable discipline and closely related financial roles.
From courses to memberships, the APA offers a wide variety of education helping all people within Accounts Payable!
The APA acts as a support group where like-minded AP professionals can obtain information on new technologies, procedures, and trends whilst getting critical benchmarking statistics on other organisations.
Contact Number: 01798 861189
Combining the strengths of the American Institute of CPAs and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, we empower the world’s most highly-skilled accountants – CPAs and CGMA designation holders – with the knowledge, insight and foresight to meet today’s demands and tomorrow’s challenges.
We drive a dynamic accounting profession that works every day to build trust, create opportunity and grow prosperity worldwide.
Transform and modernise your accounts receivable processes with BlackLine.
Release cash from customers using next-generation intelligent AR automation. Optimize working capital by driving world-class order-to-cash processes and leveraging decision intelligence to drive better business outcomes.
Reduce or eliminate manual tasks, allowing AR teams to focus on actions that drive results, and strengthen decision intelligence to deliver significant value to the organisation.
Speed up your cash application process using accounts receivable automation to instantly match customer payments to invoices and reduce unapplied cash by up to 99%.
Credit & Risk Management
Raise the bar in understanding customer data and performance behaviours to minimise the risk of bad debt and the impact of late payments.
Reduce days sales outstanding (DSO), improve the prioritisation of customer calls, and watch productivity rise with smarter, more dynamic, and more accurate collection management processes.
Disputes & Deductions Management
Track disputes and measure the impact on key performance indicators and service level agreements to keep the cash flowing and customers happy.
Team & Task Management
Make the most of your team’s time by automating accounts receivables tasks and using data to drive priority, action, and results.
Raise the bar and empower accounts receivable finance teams to unlock their own decision intelligence on a global scale.
Contact Number: 0203 318 5941
Beyond is a youth mental health charity that exists to improve young people’s mental health in the UK.
Beyond enables access to high quality mental health support for young people both in and out of school, increases awareness of services and support available, and gives a voice and platform to young people with lived experience of the challenges of mental health.
Beyond is powered by an impassioned youth board that is determined to instil new attitudes. They are the heart and soul of the charity – the idea-generators, campaign drivers and future changemakers.
Basware is how finance leaders in global enterprises can finally automate their complex, labor-intensive invoice processes.
Our AP automation and invoicing platforms help you achieve a new level of efficiency – in a matter of months – while reducing errors and risks.
That’s why the world’s most efficient AP departments, at brands such as HP, Mercedes-Benz, and DHL, rely on Basware to handle over 170 million invoices per year. And it’s how they’re seeing such great results, like processing 89% of invoices totally touchless.
Basware. Now it all just happens.™
The Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) is the largest recognised professional body in the world for the credit management community.
Formed over 80 years ago, the Institute was granted its Royal Charter in 2015. Representing all areas of the credit and collections lifecycle, it is the trusted leader and expert in its field, providing its members with support, resources, advice and career development as well as a networking and interactive community.
We pride ourselves in setting the highest standards and offer a comprehensive range of training and Ofqual regulated qualifications that have become the recognised standard in the credit profession. Our qualifications and range of flexible learning opportunities equip our members with the professional skills they need at every stage in their career. We help organisations of all sizes manage credit and maximise cash collection efficiently and professionally in an increasingly challenging business environment.
Through a comprehensive programme of publications, communications, helplines, conferences and regional events, we ensure our members are supported, kept up-to-date and equipped to meet the demands of the crucial role they perform in modern business. Our website resources are complemented by a range of webinars and social media activity.
We promote professionalism and best practice through our award-winning Credit Management magazine, and our CICMQ quality accreditation scheme recognises outstanding organisations. Giving our members a voice, we influence government policy and direction, and collaborate with other business organisations and the highly acclaimed CICM Managing Cashflow Guides of which we were the authors.
JOIN ONLINE TODAY to enhance your career and earnings potential, and join the growing network of members around the world gaining from the respect afforded to holders of our post-nominal letters. Experience the benefits of belonging to the largest professional credit community.
Contact Number: 01780 722900
The CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development. The registered charity champions better work and working lives and has been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years.
It has over 160,000 members across the world, provides thought leadership through independent research on the world of work, and offers professional training and accreditation for those working in HR and learning and development.
DAC Beachcroft is a leading international legal business with offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America.
We partner with our clients to help them achieve sustainable growth and to defend their business and reputation. We do this by taking a tailored approach to providing commercial, transactional, claims, risk and advisory legal services.
We are recognised leaders in Insurance, Health and Real Estate and draw on the knowledge, industry experience and commercial expertise of our outstanding 2,600 lawyers and support colleagues in these sectors and beyond.
We are forward-thinking, flexible and easy to engage with and we're proud that our clients tell us regularly that we're great to work with.
We know that our clients value advice that is innovative, practical and personal to them, and we pride ourselves on getting to the heart of their businesses. We measure our performance against their expectations and embrace change as a necessary stage in evolving and strengthening our relationships.
The close working relationship we enjoy with our clients has not been built overnight but honed carefully over the last 250 years. This means today our clients can remain confident they have the very best legal expertise available.
Esker is a worldwide leader in cloud-based document process automation software, helping financial and customer service departments digitally transform their order-to-cash (O2C) and purchase-to-pay (P2P) cycles.
Used by more than 6,000 companies worldwide, Esker’s solutions incorporate technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) to drive increased productivity, enhanced visibility, reduced fraud risk, and improved collaboration with customers, suppliers and internally.
Esker operates in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific with global headquarters in Lyon, France, and U.S. headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin.
For more information on Esker and its solutions, visit https://www.esker.co.uk.
Follow Esker on LinkedIn at Esker – Northern Europe, or on Twitter at @EskerNEurope and join the conversation on the Esker blog.
Forums designed and delivered for Credit Professionals Worldwide...
Forums International Ltd provides regular Credit and Industry Forums together with Focus Groups. We operate seven groups with members in the UK, Europe and worldwide.
The Forums provide opportunities for credit and finance professionals at all levels to meet and discuss key trading opportunities in their industry sectors. Also, we enable members to share experiences and most importantly, discuss innovation and how they have secured success.
Our Forums help members share and develop best and new practices, understand trends in credit management and prepare them for current and future business challenges.
GENCFO provides thought-provoking content, community buzz and events to accelerate current and future accounting and finance leaders' professional success.
We are a knowledge-powered community, where ambitious, big-thinking CFOs can go tolearn about the boundless possibilities of people, data and digital, without constraints.
Via our thought-leadership, community platform, impactful events and the Digital Finance Function Awards, GENCFO delivers a content-driven and experience-rich community.
GENCFO is recognised by all major accounting institutions as the market leader in digital education for the accounting and finance digital industry.
We have worked with the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ).
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At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.
We are so much more than specialist recruiters in Accountancy & Finance. What really sets us apart is our knowledge through scale, deep understanding and our ability to meaningfully innovate for our customers. By providing advice, insights and expertise on issues you face today in the fast-paced world of work, we help you make the right decisions for tomorrow.
Offering an unrivalled suite of recruitment and workplace solutions, whether you’re looking for what’s next in your career, or have a gap to fill, we’ll help get you get where you want to go.
You can rely on us to deliver today and help you plan for tomorrow.
Contact Number: 07532 753667
HighRadius offers cloud-based Autonomous Software for the Office of the CFO. More than 700 of the world’s leading companies have transformed their order to cash, treasury, and record to report processes with HighRadius.
Our customers include 3M, Unilever, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Sanofi, Kellogg Company, Danone, Hershey’s and many more. Autonomous Software is data-driven software that continuously morphs its behavior to the ever-changing underlying domain transactional data. It brings modern digital transformation capabilities like Artificial Intelligence, Robotic Process Automation, Natural Language Processing and Connected Workspaces as out-of-the-box features for the finance & accounting domain. Finance business stakeholders have been led to believe that they have only two choices: pick an application software vendor that digitizes a paper or Excel-based process to an electronic system of record, or, choose a middleware platform for AI or RPA to build and maintain in-house, domain-specific capabilities. In contrast, HighRadius Autonomous Software combines the best of both worlds to deliver measurable business outcomes such as DSO reduction, working capital optimization, bad-debt reduction, reduce month close timelines, and improved productivity in under six months.
“Excellence is producing your ultimate best whether the situation is conducive to do so or not.” © We are dedicated to supporting individuals and organisations globally sharing 25 years’ experience of working worldwide unlocking their full potential organisationally and operationally, promoting and recognising excellence, achieving exceptional performance and Investor in Excellence certification.
IiE focuses on organisational development, continuous improvement and sustainable growth through a unique whole organisation combination of training and education, mentoring, leading and managing specific projects and programmes objectively set in the Investors in Excellence Standard (IiE Standard) delivering 280% performance improvement and courses 95% 6/6, 4.5% 5/6.
The IiE Standard is a unique framework which combines the very best approaches to excellence, providing any organisation with a proven roadmap to achieve high performance.
Standard 7 has evolved as an approach to Strategic Human Resource Management based in the research of a master’s degree. It is forward-looking and embracing the very best business practices ensuring business resilience and future-proofing.
Now in its 20th anniversary year, it is the most progressive Standard globally, a multi-dimensional assessment incorporating a CMMI maturity modelling approach.
IiE’s Eight Levels of Performance were introduced to accelerate organisations’ excellence journeys and enable growth taking an organisation on a strategic journey from ‘As Is’ to where it could go, ‘To Be’.
IiE shares the Excellence Performance Tools, developing Strategic Leaders to own Strategic Excellence Objectives, to deliver more excellent Outcomes.
“Investing in Excellence is the golden thread that runs through an organisation and holds it together.”
Contact Number: 07717 858846
LACE Partners are one of the UK’s leading independent premium boutique consultancy for HR transformation, adoption and technology advisory services.
Founded in 2014 by Cathy and Aaron, operating from our London base, we pride ourselves on being fundamentally different. To us that means making a positive difference to people’s lives at work by solving they're HR, people and change problems. We believe in being at the forefront of future thinking and ideas, including technology that empowers people, supported by research and partnerships with like-minded companies.
Contact Number: 07759 375097
Mental Health UK brings together the heritage and experience of four charities from across the country who’ve been supporting people with their mental health for nearly 50 years.
With our local service delivery and national expertise in supporting people whose lives are affected by mental health problems, we have been able to mark a significant footprint in the areas that deeply challenge our mental health and stability.
We provide support and services for some of the biggest societal challenges that pose a threat to people’s mental health, including money problems, navigating through the system to get the right support, understanding mental health, loneliness and isolation, and resilience in young people.
At Mental Health UK we won’t stop until everyone has the tools they need to live their best possible life.
Mind Over Mountains are a mental health charity offering immediate and accessible support through therapeutic outdoor experiences.
Mind Over Mountains are a mental health charity offering immediate and accessible support through therapeutic outdoor experiences.
They believe that time in nature, coupled with professional support is a powerful way to build resilience, talk without pressure and re-find stillness.
Restoring mental health, naturally:
Supporting the wellbeing of our teams and colleagues has become an urgent priority for every organisation, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Early intervention for mental health issues is key, programmes with Mind Over Mountains use the transformative power of the outdoors to build resilience, re-establish connection and provide participants with a foundation for lasting change.
Find out more https://mindovermountains.org.uk/businesses
Contact Number: 01244 456 008
Protiviti is a global consulting firm. We help our clients realise the opportunity change brings. We help our clients by identifying, analysing and managing risk associated with change.
We give them assurance on the way change will be delivered to help their business and help them face their future with confidence. By teaming together, with each other, and our clients, we can see beyond the surface of changes and problems organisations face in this fast-changing world to discover value others might miss.
With the right perspective, change looks like opportunity.
Our offerings give us the strength and flexibility to respond to your needs at this time of dynamic change. Our people collaborate and work flexibly with you to ensure that the right capabilities are embedded in your business such that they meet your needs today and in the future. This includes an unrivalled blend of deep expertise in change management and widest access to interim managers and consultants.
Combining both ‘Managed Business Services’ can help you address your most critical business problems. By balancing risk with opportunity, our teams across the UK, Europe, Asia and the US are able to provide business solutions that enable you to realise the potential that is inherent in your business.
The Purchase to Pay Network (PPN) is a trusted community Network of more than 15,000 key decision makers in the finance, P2P, procurement and supply chain sectors across a variety of different industries.
With daily news, weekly roundups, webinars, primary research and surveys, roundtable events, annual summit and awards, PPN provides a fantastic networking opportunity. PPN offers a home for professionals who want to stay up-to-date on all the latest finance, procurement, supply chain and technology developments.
To find out more visit their website: https://www.p2pnetwork.org
Contact Number: +44 (0) 1344 989 240
Robert Half Executive Search is a premier retained executive search firm.
As part of Robert Half - a Fortune 500/S&P 500 company - we have the resources and benefits of a large organization, including a major international talent network. Ranked as one of the top 5 executive search firms in the United States by Forbes for the fourth year in a row, Robert Half Executive Search combines a world class search execution team with experienced Managing Directors that have real world experience. This allows us to find tough to locate candidates anywhere in the US, and beyond, for our clients.
‘Rob Moors Consulting’ was established in 2020 with the mission of helping L&D professionals halt the cycle of constant restructures and redundancies that tend to haunt our industry… How many times have you heard the phrase “always the first to go”?
Through 1-1 and Group Coaching, we’ve helped L&D professionals re-think how they add value, prioritise, lead themselves and promote coaching; focusing on the responsibilities and accountabilities that are ours to own, making our value to the organisation more obvious and less expendable.
Since then, L&D began to spread the news; and now we support L&D, People, HR and Organisational Leaders to rethink Vision, Purpose, Performance, Results, Coaching and Leadership development, through the power of coaching; because the real impact is not in the bespoke content, it’s in the bespoke conversations.
Contact Number: 07764487892
ROLABOTIC are a boutique advisory and execution firm disrupting the established consulting giants. Having advised some of the world's largest companies we are winning based on our independence and 100% client centric approach - we are evolving the consulting world.
We formed ROLABOTIC in order to be truly independent in all client interactions – independent from vendor, outsourcer, analysts, supplier, advisor, consultant – the list goes on. We saw frustration at board and senior levels in not being able to engage an independent organisation – we believe ROLABOTIC is the answer.
We specialise in Innovation, Transformation, Digital integration & education and Robotic Process Automation (RPA). We educate, build strategy, validate the current state and help create the future.
We like to keep things simple : Scope, Plan and Execute.
The core principles of our organisation:
1. 100% independent - introducing the best solutions irrespective of our commercial gain.
2. Challenging the status quo and executing each project flawlessly.
3. Hiring for attitude and passion first.
Contact Number: 0207 206 2581
Sewells have been helping leaders transform their people’s mindsets and attitudes to significantly improve business performance for 58 years.
We know the most influential factor that creates the positive changes that businesses want to see is the very same thing that’s holding companies back: the way their people think, and how that drives their behaviour and the results.
Our programmes have helped leading organisations (large and small) transform their culture, their performance and their profits, resulting in true sustainable success.
And because of the outstanding results we help our clients achieve, our work usually goes beyond a single project or interaction.
Not only will you enjoy the powerful tools that bring you success long after we’ve completed our work together, but you will also be able to maximise the powerful and sustainable impact of other changes – planned and – unplanned in the future.
We work with leaders and their teams to help them master the tools and techniques to make change happen and positively move all the key dials on the performance dashboard and our specialisms include:
Inspiring Leadership – Developing Effective leaders drives exceptional performance
Creating Positive Cultures – Engage and ignite passion in your people to make your vision a reality
Enabling Business Critical Change – Mobilise your people to rise to the challenge of successfully landing business change
Developing Winning Teams – Create high-performing tams in every part of your organisation
Driving Profitable Sales Growth - Achieve high-impact and profitable sales growth in a rapidly changing world
A very big part of our success with helping with any of our programmes is by initially getting a crystal-clear picture of the outcomes, hard and soft, that you’d want to see as a result of any work we may do with you.
This tried, tested and trusted approach to deliver beyond our client expectations is one of the key reasons that our current Net Promoter Score (NPS) is +90. We don’t know of any organisation specialising in helping deliver culture change, leadership, sales, teamworking and landing business-critical change into the workplace and on the to the bottom-line with anything like that level of NPS.
We’ve helped our customers achieve astounding results. Let us do the same for you.
Contact Number: 01244 681068
Leading the profession through education, membership and recognition We are the Chartered Institute for payroll, pensions and reward professionals in the UK.
Leading the profession through education, membership and recognition We are the Chartered Institute for payroll, pensions and reward professionals in the UK. With more than 9,500* individuals benefitting from our membership benefits, support and education services, we truly are dedicated to raising the profile of payroll in businesses across the UK and internationally.
Our education portfolio has been developed based on business and individual needs to ensure that it is providing the most relevant training in the market; while our policy and research team represents our members at government consultation forums on the 185+ pieces of legislation that affect payroll and pensions in the UK, ensuring that our members are up to date and their views are heard.
To find out more visit https://www.cipp.org.uk
Contact Number: 0121 712 1000
The Hackett Group® (NASDAQ: HCKT) is an intellectual property-based strategic consultancy and leading enterprise benchmarking firm to global companies, offering digital transformation including implementation of leading enterprise cloud applications, workflow automation and analytics that enable digital world class performance.
The Hackett Group® (NASDAQ: HCKT) is an intellectual property-based strategic consultancy and leading enterprise benchmarking firm to global companies, offering digital transformation including implementation of leading enterprise cloud applications, workflow automation and analytics that enable digital world class performance. Drawing from our unparalleled IP from nearly 20,000 benchmark studies with the world’s leading businesses – including 93% of the Dow Jones Industrials, 91% of the Fortune 100, 80% of the DAX 30 and 55% of the FTSE 100 – captured through our leading benchmarking platform, Quantum Leap®, and our Digital Transformation Platform (DTP), we accelerate best practices implementations.
The Hackett Institute is the professional development arm of The Hackett Group®. We offer professional education in traditional and emerging business areas. Our professional education courses include our flagship offering, the Certified GBS Professionals® program, plus our stand-alone master classes designed for specialized professional development in other business services functions.
Contact Number: 0779 565 8294
The Payroll Centre represents the evolution of three well known payroll training brands coming together under one roof; The Learn Centre, Payroll Alliance and Learn Payroll.
Payroll professionals need to be ever more informed, educated and supported in order to deal with the ever increasing pace of legislative, technical and other change, and The Payroll Centre’s mission is to help you, your team and the wider industry on this journey.
In addition to the breadth of courses and qualifications we offer. The Payroll Centre is the only organisation offering a corporate membership that informs, educates and supports entire payroll teams (and associated departments) rather than individual memberships. This provides unique client benefits, such as allowing the whole payroll team access to an entire range of materials and services, and the ability for the organisation (not an individual) to rely on The Payroll Centre’s advice.
The Payroll Centre sits on many HMRC and Government committees, such as the EPG, and represent many thousands of members and clients helping deliver more-valuable, and more-valued, input to help shape the future of the industry.
At the heart of everything we do is a desire to support payrollers and make sure they have what they need because we are passionate about payroll always being done right and we care about the people doing it.
At the heart of every business are people stories, and people stories have always been our business. It’s what we know, it’s what we’ll always do, and it’s what we’re good at.
We work with larger employers supporting their HR teams with employment law issues and a broad range of people management challenges. We do this by blending our range of services such as cutting edge management training and bespoke employee relations support.
Over the last 17 years we have built long standing partnerships with our HR clients, and we’re proud to say we work closely with them, as an integral part of their team. From employment law surgeries and grievance investigations to representation in tribunals, the Vista team is here to add value to organisations’ people strategies.
Contact Number: 0330 053 9345
Xelix offers an Accounts Payable Control Centre – a Machine-Learning powered solution that transforms AP processes. The control centre has three core modules:
Protect - Proactively identifies invoice threats & errors prior to the pay run
Statement Reconciliation – Automates the statement reconciliation process across all suppliers
Insights - Drives smarter decisions with advanced AP analytics
Xelix’s platform is an essential component in the enterprise CFO tech stack - providing finance teams with peace-of-mind protection, process automation, as well as an intelligent suite of analytics to drive efficiency.
Contact Number: 07851154000
YOLO Wellbeing Ltd. is an award winning, workplace, wellness business, delivering activities and workshops to help you improve the health and happiness of you teams.
Launched in 2019, they provide organisations with their unique massage and meditation service, the YOLO Experience. Through lockdown the business expanded to include in-person and digital classes, covering a wide range of wellbeing activities and topics that include: posture, nutrition, sleep, menopause, stress.
“We take a human approach to health and wellness and I’m really proud of my team of passionate and caring professionals who go the extra mile to help you engage your people, to improve their health and happiness.” Cheryle Britton, Managing Director
Contact Number: 01772 283139
The Institute of Customer Service is the independent, professional membership body for customer service. It helps organisations across all sectors improve business performance by enhancing their customer experience.
Working with businesses, the public sector, media, regulators and Government, The Institute is striving to position the UK as world leaders in service to build a strong economy. They publish the UK Customer Satisfaction Index – the nation’s customer experience barometer – twice a year, and provide a range of services, including benchmarking, research & insight, accreditation and professional development.
Contact Number: 0207 260 2620